Kristen Gill, Guest Blogger
Boarding the Wilderness Adventurer in Fisherman Terminal in Seattle, my mother and I set sail in mid April on the first passenger vessel of the year to cruise through the Inside Passage up to Southeast Alaska.
Not knowing what to expect, we had packed all the necessities and were ready for adventure!
Springtime, as it turns out, is an exceptional time to visit Alaska, when the mountains are still snow-capped and the whales are returning from the warm waters of the ...
Filled with whales, lions, orang-utans, and elephants, it really is a wild and wonderful world. Travel bloggers pick the 12 top wildlife hotspots on Earth.
Instant Replay, AstroTurf, First and Ten Lines, Skycams, Jumbotrons – all of these were considered high tech at one time. My, what a long way we’ve come! Let’s take a look the latest technology being employed by the NFL these days and its impact on the game.
Billed as “The Iditarod with a Chance of Drowning,” the R2AK involves racing 750 miles with no motors and no support.
For the Geo Quiz, we are looking for a place in northwest Ireland where poet W B Yeats spent his childhood days and where stand up paddleboarding is a big tourist attraction.
Eating the wrong plant in Namibia can have bad consequences. When Kristen Gill tangles with euphorbia, a spiritual rebirth is the last thing she expects....
Unhappy with the low-radar profiling of her country, a Harvard Business School graduate took matters into her own hands. The Result? An award-winning company promoting authentic travel experiences.
With his expeditions in six continents spanning 40 years, Mandip Singh Soin embodies the spirit of adventure.
I flew to the middle of the South Pacific to document this, the 13th annual festival, which prominently featured standup paddle boarding, as competitors from the United States, Australia, New Zealand and more joined Tahitian SUPers in several standup races.
What's the number one wish for hotel guests? For plenty it may be a room with a view. But since Donald Trump entered politics, that request has taken a twist in some cities. In places where hotels overlook buildings emblazoned with the name of the real estate developer who will be the next president, some guests now prefer a room without a view.
Seattle’s own acclaimed chef Ethan Stowell is no stranger to some of the best kitchens in the city. Owner of Travolata, Anchovies & Olives, plus 10 other restaurants, he is used to well stocked pantries and can concoct mouth-watering dishes out of simple ingredients. So when he’s thrown into a 10 foot sparsely equipped galley kitchen that is designed to keep up to moving on sea at 35 knots maybe even he is thrown in the deep end…
McCann talked about the fine art of “Getting Lost”, and how that has informed his writing. As a young boy in Dublin, he would often lose himself hiking in the nearby Wicklow mountains. When he was older, he walked across Ireland several times: from Belfast to Kerry, and from Dublin to Galway. He was a bit of a vagabond, or as some of his family called him “three sandwiches short of a picnic”.
An iconic castle in Northumberland made famous by the movie "Harry Potter" and then again by the television series "Downton Abbey", Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in England after Windsor Castle, and is visited by over 800,000 people per year. Dubbed as ‘Britain’s answer to Versailles’, this medieval structure's fierce walls are contrasted by its opulent Victorian interior. The surrounding Alnwick Gardens features a viewing fountain, tree house, cafe, and ‘poisoned garden’.
Check out DreamJobbing With… Kristen Gill - Travel Writer, Photographer and Founder of Kristen Gill Media… As the lift bridge rises behind her, great advice for those pursuing their dreams unfolds!
Can business leaders learn from the successful teachings of Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll? Can his teachings be applied in the business world? Here are some of Carroll’s strategies to think about as you lead your business team to victory.